Nebraska Extension in Deuel & Garden Counties

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 Winter watering of trees and shrubs will be beneficial if warm winter temperatures and lack of precipitation continue. The priority for winter watering is young plants first which includes those planted in the past year and especially those planted in the fall. The second most important are evergreens, mainly those growing in exposed locations and near the south sides of buildings.

Garden County4-H Market Beef Weigh-in will be Saturday, February 24 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM.

The holiday season is upon us.  The cookies are baked, the decorations are up, and the holiday plants are blooming with all of their glory.  Some of our favorite holiday plants have a potentially dangerous side and can do more than just add color to our homes.  Do you think you know which of your holiday plants are safe and which ones are dangerous? 

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Public forums to address 2018 farm bill
Feb 14 – Producers, landowners and other agricultural policy stakeholders seeking information on the 2018 farm bill are encouraged to register for a series of five forums scheduled at locations across Kansas and Nebraska. Read more
Nebraska Extension crop scout training on March 13
Feb 14 – Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension crop scout training for pest managers program March 13 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Read more